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James (knee)scored 41 points (17-24 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 5-8 FT) Friday in a loss to the Pelicans, a night after sitting out against the Thunder.

James absolutely went off against the Pelicans, shooting over 70 percent and adding on five rebounds, five assists and a block. This isn't anything new for the best player in basketball, but it certainly seems like the night of rest Thursday did him a lot of good, although the Cavs couldn't come out with a win.

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James (knee) will return to the starting lineup Friday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Chris Haynes reports.

He sat out Thursday's game with a sore knee, but with his return Friday against the Pelicans, owners should deploy him as usual.

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James (knee) remains a game-time decision Friday, the Akron Beacon Journal's Jason Lloyd reports.

He tested his knee during pregame warmups, but word on his status may not come until right before tip-off.

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James (knee) is considered questionable to play in Friday's game against the Pelicans, the Times-Picayune reports.

James missed his first game of the season Thursday when the Cavaliers ultimately lost to the Thunder. He is currently battling general soreness in his knee and will likely be another game-time decision ahead of Friday's contest against the Pelicans.

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James (knee) won't play Thursday against the Pelicans, the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

LeBron will miss his first game of the season due to soreness in his left knee. He didn't participate in Thursday's shootaround, indicating he was trending towards missing the game. The lineup hasn't been announced yet, but it wouldn't be surprising if Shawn Marion shifts to small forward and Dion Waiters enters the lineup at the two. The news should on the official lineup should come closer to tipoff.

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James is dealing with soreness in his left knee and is considered questionable for Thursday's game against Oklahoma City, Dave McMenamin of ESPN reports.

James is dealing with general soreness in his knee and did not participate in Thursday's morning shootaround. He's officially been declared a game-time call, so be sure to check back for a definitive update before deploying him in a daily lineup. If James is unable to play, coach David Baltt may have to shuffle the lineup and reinsert Dion Waiters into the starting five.

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James (Elbow) scored 24 points (9-18 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 4-6 FT) and added seven rebounds, 13 assists, three steals, and a block in 42 minutes against the Raptors Friday.

James was apparently playing through some elbow soreness, but there was no sign of any discomfort in his box score Friday. James started 2014-15 performing well below his lofty expectations, but he has gradually returned towards the level of production managers have come to rely on.

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James is dealing with a sore elbow, although he's fully expected to play in Toronto on Friday, The Plain Dealer reports.

James stated after Thursday's game against the Knicks that his elbow gave him troubles throughout the night. It can more than likely be chalked up to the normal wear and tear of the season, so deploy the 29-year-old in all formats regardless.

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James posted a line of 19 points (7-17 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 4-7 FT), four rebounds, 12 assists, and two steals. He played 40 minutes while turning the ball over four times.

James posted a double-double in an otherwise pedestrian night, for him. He played the role of facilitator well on Thursday, as teammate Kyrie Irving took on the scoring load. His 12 assists marks the most James has had in a game this season.

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James had 29 points (7-14FG, 1-5 3Pt, 14-17FT), with 10 rebounds, eight assists and three steals in 36 minutes during Wednesday's victory over the Wizards.

This was James's third straight game shooting at least 50 percent from the field, and his second game in a row scoring 29 points. Continue to expect this elite production on a nightly basis from James.